This site is a searchable collection of almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts (in English translation) with user-provided commentary. The Internet Classics Archive has won many awards. The site includes works by Aeschylus, Andocides, Antiphon, Marcus, Aurelius, Antoninus, Apollodorus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Bacchylides, Titus, Lucretius, Carus, Demades, Demosthenes, Dinarchus, Diodorus, Euripides, Herodotus, Hesiod, Hippocrates, Homer, Hyperides, Isaeus, Isocrates, Lysias, Pausanias, Pindar, Plato, Plotinus, Plutarch, Sophocles, Strabo, P. Cornelius, Tacitus, Thucydides,Virgil, and Xenophon.
This site contains the Dialogues of Plato (mostly the Benjamin Jowett translations), the works of Aristotle, Epictetus' Discourses, and Plotinus' Enneads, as well as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.
Greek Thinkers : A History of Ancient Philosophy
by Theodore Gomperz; Translated by Laurie Magnus
Call Number: B173 .G7 1964
Publication Date: 1964
4 volumes. Important secondary interpretive work on ancient Greek philosophers. Contains an index in the back of the book.
History of Greek Philosophy
by W. K. C. Guthrie
Call Number: Cravens Library B171 .G83
Publication Date: 1962
4 volumes. Contains secondary explanatory and interpretive work on Greek thinkers. There is an index and a bibliography in the back of the book.
History of Philosophy
by Emile Brehier
Call Number: Cravens Library B77 .B723
Publication Date: 1963
Essays on various philosophers and their principles throughout the ages. This is a general work that is easily understandable by the beginner. Each essay contains a bibliography, and there is an index in the back of each volume.
History of Women Philosophers
by Gilles Menage; translated by Beatrice H. Zedler
Call Number: Cravens Library B187 .W64 M4613 1984
Publication Date: 1984
Translation of the work of Menage, a 17th-century scholar. This work contains information about ancient female philosophers. The translator has also included an introduction for historical context and a bibliography of the sources that Menage used. There is also an index, and in the back of the book there is a chart listing the classification by school of thought which Menage used. This is an important source to use for information on ancient female thinkers.
Introduction to Western Philosophy
by Anthony Flew
Call Number: Cravens Library BD21 .F59 1971b
Publication Date: 1971
Contains readings from the classics and textbook-style explanations together in one volume. Clearly-written in non-technical language. Includes both "Index of Names" and "Index of Notions" in the back of the book.
Oxford illustrated history of Western philosophy
by edited by Anthony Kenny
Call Number: Cravens Library B72 .O95 2000x
Publication Date: 1994
This guide is a great place for a beginning student to start their research. Philosophers and their theories are given in simple-to-understand capsules. The references will point to more advanced works. Contains illustrations.